peracetic acid


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peracetic acid

[¦pər·ə¦sēd·ik ′as·əd]
(organic chemistry)
CH3COOOH A toxic, colorless liquid with strong aroma; boils at 105°C; explodes at 110°C; miscible with water, alcohol, glycerin, and ether; used as an oxidizer, bleach, catalyst, bactericide, fungicide, epoxy-resin precursor, and chemical intermediate. Also known as peroxyacetic acid.
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Of the 6 disinfectants we evaluated, only 5% peracetic acid was efficacious in disinfecting dried blood samples containing EBOV/Mak (Table 2).
Both peracetic acid and hydrogen peroxide, which are the main components of the disinfectant formulation, have oxidizing action, cause protein denaturation and rupture of cell membranes.
The product segments included in this report are hypochlorite, quaternary ammonium compounds, hydrogen peroxide, chlorhexidine gluconate, peracetic acid, chlorine dioxide, phenolic compounds, alcohols, iodine compounds and aldehydes.
The peracetic acid remains until Sunday, when a cold-water rinse cycle rinses out all peracetic acid prior to the Sunday night/nightly steam-sanitation process.
The advantage of using peracetic acid is that it does not produce any residues that would harm fry or the environment," Straus says.
Water phase suspension method has been reported to be fabricated ETPI by using peracetic acid as epoxidizing agent [1,2, 8].
Solvay Essential Chemicals offers: Oxyper, a sodium percar-bonate bleach for hygienically clean laundry and dishes; Interox, a hydrogen peroxide bleach for fabric and hard surface cleaning and disinfection; Proxitane, a peracetic acid and broad spectrum biocide; SodaSolvay and Bicar, a carbonate builder and pH buffer; and Eureco, a cold wash organic peracid bleach.
0%), 2% chlorhexidine gluconate, quaternary ammonium, peracetic acid and formaldehyde were effective against the isolates tested.
For delignification and whitening, the material was submitted to a step-five treatment sequence: i) aqueous solution of 6% NaOH, mechanical stirring for 6h; ii) aqueous solution of 35% peracetic acid (PAA), 60[degrees]C, mechanical stirring for 22h; iii) aqueous solution of 45% PAA, 60[degrees]C, mechanical stirring for 24h; iv) aqueous solution 60[degrees]C, mechanical stirring for 6h; v) aqueous solution of 6% NaOH, 60[degrees]C, mechanical stirring for 18h.
Clinell Spill Wipe is a super-absorbent peracetic acid generating wipe for the safe disinfection and disposal of blood and body fluid spills.